Mar 6, 2014
Oil companies buy Nebraska sand for $1.7M
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The Papillion Times
Turns out the Loup Power District's excess sand is perfect for fracking - and worth millions
Few people would have guessed over the years that the massive expanse of sand surrounding Loup Power District's canal near here would one day be worth untold millions of dollars, or that it would eventually be responsible for up to 150 jobs.
No Powerball Jackpot Winners in Nebraska, But Million Dollar Ticket Sold in Genoa
While the jackpot winning Powerball ticket for Wednesday's drawing was not sold in Nebraska, one lucky person did purchase a million dollar ticket from a gas station in Genoa, Neb.